Social Anxiety Disorder…

Our understanding of social anxiety disorder (also known as social phobia) has moved from rudimentary awareness that it is not merely shyness to a much more extreme and persistent fear of embarrassment and humiliation. People with this condition often avoid participating in social and public activities, such as public speaking, social gatherings, or meetings. Whereas normative... Continue Reading →

Borderline Personality Disorder…

Borderline Personality Disorder is a chronic psychiatric disorder characterized by marked impulsivity, instability of mood and interpersonal relationships, and suicidal behaviour that can complicate medical care. Link to reading: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK55400/  

Book Recommendations for Depression…

Widely read books which facilitate the understanding of depression: I HAD A BLACK DOG, MATTHEW JOHNSTONE SHOOT THE DAMN DOG: A MEMOIR OF DEPRESSION, SALLY BRAMPTON REASONS TO STAY ALIVE, MATT HAIG FURIOUSLY HAPPY, JENNY LAWSON COUNSELLING FOR TOADS: A PSYCHOLOGICAL ADVENTURE, ROBERT DE BOARD BOY MEETS DEPRESSION: A MEMOIR, KEVIN BREEL SAVED BY CAKE, MARIAN KEYES RISING STRONG, BRENÉ BROWN... Continue Reading →

Depression

A comprehensive guideline relevant for adults with depression as a primary diagnosis. Link for text: Depression

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